Magic Box allows you to add images, videos, maths tools, widgets, and see shared files, polls and quizzes.
Open Magic Box
Open Magic Box from the main toolbar.
Magic Box is available in all Whiteboard platforms (for Windows, Android, and online). The user interface (UI) varies between platforms.
Import files from local or cloud storage
Whiteboard and Classroom can display files from your device (such as your computer or interactive flat panel running Whiteboard), and from your cloud storage. Simply Open the Magic Box and click the first icon (file icon).
Whiteboard for Windows / Android supported filetypes
|Filetypes||Whiteboard for Windows||Whiteboard for Android|
|Whiteboard files||.vboard for myViewBoard, .flipchart for Promethean, .notebook for SMART,
.enb for Evernote, and .iwb for multiple brands
|.vboard for myViewBoard, and .iwb for multiple brands|
|Documents||.pdf, .doc, .docx, .txt, .one, .url|
|Presentations||.ppt, .pptx, Google Slides||-|
|Images||.png, .jpg, .jpeg, .bmp, .gif, .svg, .ico, .tif, .tiff,||.png, .jpg, .jpeg, .bmp, .gif, .svg|
|Audio||.mp3, .aac, .wma, .wav, .m4a|
|Video||.wmv, .mp4, .mpg, .3gp, .mov, .mpeg, .mkv, .asf, .m4v, .avi, .xesc||.wmv, .mp4, .mpg, .3gp, .mov, .mpeg, .mkv, .avi, .m4v|
Classroom and Whiteboard online supported filetypes
|Image Files||.jpeg, .png, .gif, .svg|
|Documents||.doc, .docx, .pdf1|
|Presentations||.ppt, .pptx1, Jamboard, Google Docs, Slides|
1 Only for teachers/host.
Magic Box in Whiteboard for Windows / Android
|Whiteboard for Windows||Whiteboard for Android|
Click this icon to access local or cloud storage such as
Google Drive or Microsoft OneDrive (click here for cloud integration instructions).
Click the local drive icon to access additional folders in your Adroid device:
, icons of cloud storages will appear after icon
Click here to add sticky notes in various colors to the canvas, displaying text messages.
Click here to access many different tools that can be moved about the whiteboard,
such as a clock, timer, compass, calculator, random dice, graph tool, and more.
|Magic Box Camera1
Click the Camera icon to use your device camera,
and insert the picture directly onto the whiteboard.
Click the icon to browse curated, safe and certified educational videos.
Click the icon to browse YouTube video.
Drag and drop the videos onto the whiteboard.
Click the image icon to safely search the web for images, and drag and drop onto the canvas.
Click the icon to browse animated widgets for a variety of themes.
Click the icon to browse documents that participants have shared with the whiteboard session.
Participants can do this via myviewboard.com - learn more about Throw here.
Click the icon to create a quiz, which participants can answer from their devices.
The teacher can view answers from this icon.
Click this icon to create: multiple choice, true or false,
rating, free response, voting, or random draw polls.
Answers can be saved for future reference.
Magic Box in Classroom & Whiteboard online
Insert files from your device.
Insert resources saved in the connected Google Drive account.
Note that only supported formats can be inserted.
For multipage PDFs, each PDF page is inserted into its own canvas.
Safely search for images from the web.To insert, drag them to the canvas.
Insert curated, safe and certified educational videos.
1 Available for Entity accounts.
Search for YouTube videos using keywords.
To insert, drag them to the canvas.
Switch to presentation mode (bottom left icon) to play the video.
Embed a webpage link onto the canvas. Switch to presentation mode to activate.
Animations that users can insert on the canvas.
In present mode, users can click on an object to trigger the animation.
Browse millions of 3D models.
Let students explore the models at their own pace in present mode.